Fair Labor Association

Type: Organization
Name: Fair Labor Association
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Newsmaker: Rudolf Ramsauer, Nestlé

A career jump from the world of politics to spearheading communications at Nestlé may seem like an unlikely one, but that is exactly what Rudolf Ramsauer did when he joined the brand as its corporate communications director in 2008.But without his political ... [Published PR Week UK - 18 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Top 10: Lean manufacturing companies in the world

10. NikeThe super-cool clothing company worked with NGOs and fellow manufacturers on sustainability projects. They worked with the Fair Labor Association to create performance indicators and sustainable sourcing and launched the Sustainable Apparel Coalition ... [Published Manufacturing Global - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

SYNGENTA : Provides Update on Good Growth Plan

Syngenta on September 19 released an update on the progress of The Good Growth Plan one year after its launch in September 2013 .According to a release from Syngenta , the Plan comprises six measurable commitments for the year 2020 to help address the ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

SYNGENTA : The Good Growth Plan on track one year after launch

Global network of over 3,500 farms established to measure productivity First independently-audited data to be published in March 2015 Projects underway in all regions; partnerships agreed and expandedSyngenta today provided an update on the progress ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Hong Kong Apple Store met with protest over supply chain violations on iPhone 6 launch day

Apple has implemented improved reservation procedures and policies for employees dealing with the iPhone 6 launch today at retail stores, but the launch at the company’s Hong Kong store hasn’t gone quite as smooth as elsewhere. The store was ... [Published 9 to 5 Mac - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Apple investigates leukemia at Hon Hai

According to foreign media reports, a large number of employees at Hon Hai (2317) subsidiary Foxconn’s Shenzhen iPhone assembly plant have died from leukemia. Apple has launched an in-depth investigation. Hon Hai indicated Monday, the company will provide ... [Published Taiwan News Online - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Chinese kit builder for Apple and Dell charges workers for water

A CHINESE ASSEMBLY PLANT that supplies firms including Apple and Dell has been found to be charging its workers for drinking and washing water and a number of other workplace failings.The allegations are in a Green America and China [Labour] Watch report ... [Published TheInquirer.net - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 3 reports

Apple supplier faces scrutiny over labor conditions in China

Less than a week ahead of the likely launch of Apple's next-generation iPhones, the company is once again facing scrutiny over its labor sourcing in China.The watchdog group China Labor Watch said Thursday that a factory in the Chinese city of Suqian ... [Published WDSU New Orleans - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Time to get children out of factories and into schools

By Nina SmithEditor’s Note: Nina Smith is the founding CEO of GoodWeave International, a California-based non-profit organization that works to stop child labor in the carpet industry.In a small village in central Afghanistan, 13-year-old Basma is about ... [Published CNN - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Students Activists Change Clothing Standards at Pitt

Sporting a pair of Toms will sometimes make you feel like you’re helping out those who are less fortunate, and the clothing sold by the University of Pittsburgh could be headed in that same wholesome clothing direction. Pitt has given its apparel licensees ... [Published 90.5 WESA - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 2 reports

Apple Supplier Facilities Still Plagued by Labor Violations

SAM YEH/AFP/Getty Images Some of Apple’s overseas suppliers are still engaged in multiple types of labor violations, according to a new report from the Fair Labor Association (FLA), an independent organization that monitors companies’ compliance ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 3 reports

Fair Labor Association publishes data from audits of two Apple suppliers, Apple responds

The Fair Labor Association, the group that has been performing independent assessments of Apple’s supplier facilities since 2012, today published findings from audits of Apple suppliers it carried out last year after. The reports include assessments ... [Published 9 to 5 Mac - Aug 15 2014]

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"My team is dedicated to driving the Creating Shared Value principles through the company on a global level" he adds
Mike Mack , Chief Executive Officer, said: "Though it's still early in the journey, we're pleased with the gathering momentum for The Good Growth Plan. We have established a clear and transparent framework for measuring progress, and new grower offers reflect our focus on productivity and sustainability. We have the full support of our employees as well as thousands of distributors and growers worldwide. From next year independent reporting on each commitment will subject our progress to public scrutiny, which we welcome. Our objectives for 2020 are ambitious and we know we cannot succeed alone. We look forward to working with others who share our commitment to global food security."
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"The investigator discovered extensive violations of Chinese [labour] laws, as well as violations of Catcher's policies and Apple's Supplier Code of Conduct, which details standards for worker rights and environmental sustainability for any company supplying to Apple" it said

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Newsmaker: Rudolf Ramsauer, Nestlé [Published PR Week UK - 18 hours ago]
Top 10: Lean manufacturing companies in the world [Published Manufacturing Global - 19 hours ago]
SYNGENTA : Provides Update on Good Growth Plan [Published 4 Traders - Sep 25 2014]
The company that made your iPhone is reluctantl... [Published Quartz - Sep 23 2014]
Hong Kong Apple Store met with protest over sup... [Published 9 to 5 Mac - Sep 19 2014]
The Good Growth Plan on track one year after la... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 19 2014]
The Good Growth Plan on track one year after la... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Sep 19 2014]
SYNGENTA : The Good Growth Plan on track one ye... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 19 2014]
Apple investigates leukemia at Hon Hai [Published Taiwan News Online - Sep 15 2014]
Chinese kit builder for Apple and Dell charges ... [Published TheInquirer.net - Sep 05 2014]
Bad News Hounds Apple Days Before iPhone Gala [Published E-Commerce Times - Sep 05 2014]
Apple Supplier Accused Of Labor Exploitation [Published Information Week - Sep 04 2014]
Apple supplier faces scrutiny over labor condit... [Published WDSU New Orleans - Sep 04 2014]
Apple Suppliers in China Under Fire Again Over ... [Published PC Magazine - Sep 04 2014]
Safety breaches at Apple supplier [Published BBC - Sep 04 2014]
Apple Supplier Catcher Accused of Endangering a... [Published MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - All Stories - Sep 04 2014]
Apple Spies On The Media 'Using Anonymized Soci... [Published Business Insider - Sep 01 2014]
Time to get children out of factories and into ... [Published CNN - Sep 01 2014]
Part 4) The Departure of a “Tyrant” [Published 9 to 5 Mac - Aug 29 2014]
Taming the Corporate Beast [Published Dollars and Sense - Aug 27 2014]
Students Activists Change Clothing Standards at... [Published 90.5 WESA - Aug 27 2014]
Ethical fashion blends profit, development in A... [Published Taipei Times Online - Aug 16 2014]
Apple Supplier Facilities Still Plagued by Labo... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 16 2014]
Apple Working to Remedy Labor Violations Found ... [Published MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - All Stories - Aug 15 2014]
Fair Labor Association publishes data from audi... [Published 9 to 5 Mac - Aug 15 2014]
The Fair Labor Association Delivers Its Finding... [Published CrunchGear - Aug 15 2014]
The Fair Labor Association Delivers Its Finding... [Published TechCrunch - Aug 15 2014]
McDonald’s Already Knows How to Manage Its Fran... [Published HBR Blog Network - Jul 31 2014]
Apple Strengthens Growing U.S. Supply Chain Wit... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 12 2014]
Foxconn blames employee suicides on 'personal p... [Published The Independent - Jun 30 2014]
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Hong Kong Apple Store met with protest over sup... [Published 9 to 5 Mac - Sep 19 2014]
Apple has implemented improved reservation procedures and policies for employees dealing with the iPhone 6 launch today at retail stores, but the launch at the company’s Hong Kong store hasn’t gone quite as smooth as elsewhere. The store was ...
Apple Supplier Catcher Accused of Endangering a... [Published MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - All Stories - Sep 04 2014]
One of Apple's suppliers is once again being accused of labor violations, with both Green America and China Labor Watch claiming a Catcher factory in Suqian, China has endangered the health and safety of its workers. Catcher is responsible for producing ...
Part 4) The Departure of a “Tyrant” [Published 9 to 5 Mac - Aug 29 2014]
From  Seeing Through the Illusion: Understanding Apple’s Mastery of the Media , a profile examining Apple’s PR strategy: While Apple PR portrayed former VP of Worldwide Corporate Communications Katie Cotton’s departure as a way for the executive ...
Apple Supplier Facilities Still Plagued by Labo... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 16 2014]
SAM YEH/AFP/Getty Images Some of Apple’s overseas suppliers are still engaged in multiple types of labor violations, according to a new report from the Fair Labor Association (FLA), an independent organization that monitors companies’ compliance ...
Apple Working to Remedy Labor Violations Found ... [Published MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - All Stories - Aug 15 2014]
The Fair Labor Association (FLA) today published a new report examining two factories operated by Apple-supplier Quanta Computer, finding several code violations related to working hours, recruitment policies, compensation, health and safety, and more ...
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